Vietnam Beach Holiday In 13 Days
Vietnam Beach Holiday In 13 Days is one of the most fascinating tours that explore the whole of Vietnam from the north to the south in an integral way. Sailing among the Dragon in Halong Bay – one of the Nature World’s Wonder and enjoying the breathtaking view from the cabin deck. Then head to the Central and immerse yourself in the charming beauty of Hoi An ancient town that sits peacefully by the bank of Thu Bon River. Take your time to cherish the mineral water of Nha Trang beach. And finally, don’t miss a chance to discover the maze of Cu Chi Tunnels and boat to see the lush Mekong Delta, known to be the ” rice basket” of Vietnam.
Departure/Return LocationHanoi/Ho Chi Minh
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DAY 01: WELCOME TO VIETNAM - HANOI ARRIVAL
Your Vietnam adventure begins with your arrival in Hanoi. Your private driver will meet you at the airport, holding a signboard with your name. He will escort you to your accommodation right in the heart of the city, with the fascinating Old Quarter at your fingertips. You can easily explore the city at your own pace or relax at the hotel after the flight. Overnight in Hanoi.
DAY 02: HANOI - HALONG BAY - SHARED CRUISE (B/L/D)
In the morning, check out of the hotel, and get picked up by the Cruise team. Take the most scenic route to reach Halong Bay, taking you across the Red River Delta with emerald green rice paddies stretching for as far as the eyes can see. On arrival at the pier, you will board the cruise and enjoy the fantastic views of limestone rocks and the karst grottoes. Have an utterly delicious seafood lunch and enjoy the time at the sundeck exploring the Bay. The cruise will stop in a secret place where you will spend time kayaking or swimming, so you can explore the karst grottoes closer. Towards the evening, you will return to the boat for an early dinner, followed by some time at leisure. You can optionally attend the activities taking part on the boat or just relax. Overnight on cruise.
Note: In case of bad weather (the boat is not allowed to push off or not allowed to overnight in the sea), the Ha Long bay tour could be cancelled without notice. We will consider other replacement tours or a refund based on the specific circumstances.
DAY 03: HALONG BAY - BACK TO HANOI (B/L)
Rise early today to view the sunrise at the wonder of nature with breakfast served in the dining room. A Tai Chi class on the sun deck will awaken your mind and muscles. Then head off to visit the limestone cave full of stalagmites and stalactites. After your exploration return to the boat to check out and enjoy the brunch while the cruise is sailing back to the harbour. Later you will be transferred to your accommodation in Hanoi. Overnight in Hanoi.
DAY 04: HANOI - TRAVEL TO HOI AN (B) - flight included
Relish the remaining moment in Hanoi before your private driver escorts you to the airport to take the flight to Da Nang. When you arrive at Da Nang Airport, your driver will pick you up and transfer you to your accommodation in Hoi An. The rest of the time is free at leisure. Overnight in Hoi An.
DAY 05: FISHING AND BASKET BOAT TOUR (B/L) - group tour
Today your English-speaking guide will meet you at the hotel around 8:00 am and take you for a cycle trip to the countryside and rivers around Hoi An. As you meander through the countryside, you will experience the friendliness of the local people greeting you along the way and enjoy the beautiful views of the neighbourhood. After that, you will board a boat for a river cruise to meet and engage with local fishermen. Enjoy a hands-on experience of traditional net fishing. Later, you will take a paddle boat trip in a unique Vietnamese bamboo basket boat down the waterways of a coconut palm paradise. After the boat trip, have delicious lunch and cycle back to your hotel. Overnight in Hoi An.
DAY 06: HOI AN LEISURE (B)
Have a free day to explore Hoi An at your own pace. The best way to explore this charming town is to rent a bicycle at the hotel and cycle around the town towards the riverside or the beach. At the beach, you will find many small cafes where you could relax with a fresh fruit drink after swimming. The water in the sea is warm and calm. You could visit a tailor-shop which could make you and your loved ones a new piece of clothes, bag or shoes overnight. In the evening we recommend you to walk around the Old Town area, which looks charming when the shops light their lanterns. You and would feel like being in a fairy-tale. And don’t skip the colourful performances organized on the street in the evening. Overnight in Hoi An.
DAY 07: HOI AN - FLIGHT TO NHA TRANG (B) - flight included
Relish the remaining moment in Hoi An before your private driver escorts you to the Da Nang airport to take the flight to Nha Trang. When you arrive at Cam Ranh Airport, your driver will pick you up and transfer you to your accommodation in Nha Trang city centre. The rest of the time is free at leisure. Overnight in Nha Trang.
DAY 08: CHERISH YOUR TIME ON NHA TRANG BEACH (B)
Spend a relaxing time in Nha Trang. It is a premier beach destination in Vietnam, where many activities can be done. Take a boat trip to the islands, visit the city sites, challenge yourself with different water sports activities, have a mud Spa, or get drenched at the tropical beach. Overnight in Nha Trang.
DAY 09: CHERISH YOUR TIME ON NHA TRANG BEACH (B)
DAY 10: NHA TRANG - FLIGHT TO HO CHI MINH - flight included
Relish the remaining moment in Nha Trang before your private driver escorts you to the airport to take the flight to Ho Chi Minh. When you arrive at Tan Son Nhat Airport, your driver will pick you up and transfer you to your accommodation in the city centre. The rest of the time is free at leisure. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh.
DAY 11: EXPLORE THE MAZE OF CU CHI TUNNELS (B) - group tour
Have breakfast at the hotel and depart for Cu Chi tunnels. The trip will take approximately one and a half hours drive. Upon arrival, you will have a short introduction followed by an introductory video about how the tunnels were constructed, and how the people survived in the harsh conditions of wartime. Then, spend your time exploring the remaining area and tunnel systems, which included the living areas, kitchens, and bedrooms side by side with other martial facilities like storage, weapons factories, field hospitals, and command centres. All this was to help people living inside the tunnels meet their basic needs. Besides, there are many hidden trap doors and dangerous traps within the maze-like tunnels for security purposes during the war. Afterwards, special tea and cassava (guerilla food during the war) will be served. Then you will return to your hotel in Ho Chi Minh. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh.
DAY 12: VISIT THE MIGHTY MEKONG DELTA (B/L) - group tour
Kickstart your day with a hearty breakfast, and a trip to Mekong Delta follows. The guide will meet you at the hotel lobby around 7:15-7:30 am, and you will head to My Tho, which lies on the left side of the Mekong River. Upon arrival, board the sampan and cruise down the river around the four beautiful islands, known as Dragon, Unicorn, Phoenix, and Tortoise islands. Stop at Unicorn Island, walk around the country lanes and see the orchards. Visit fruit plantations and enjoy tropical fruits and folk song music performed by the local people. Then take a hand-rowed sampan through Thoi Son canal and immerse yourself in the beauty of the countryside. Visit family workshops and honey-bee farms, and taste some honey tea and coconut candies. Refuel yourself with a traditional Vietnamese lunch, and later cycle around the Tan Thach village, and meet the local villagers to experience the local daily life in the Mekong Delta. If you are not keen on a cycling trip, enjoy a cool breeze and a relaxing time in a hammock. Afterwards, you will get back to your accommodation. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh.
DAY 13: TIME TO SAY GOODBYE - HO CHI MINH DEPARTURE (B)
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